Confucianist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Confucianist a believer in the teachings of Confucius
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Confucianist A follower of Confucius; a Confucian.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n confucianist A follower of Confucius; one who adheres to the system of ethics taught by Confucius.
    • n confucianist A student of Confucianism or of Confucian literature.
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Usage

In literature:

It is a Temple of Fame for Confucianists alone.
"Court Life in China" by Isaac Taylor Headland
No one will deny that the Buddhist, the Mahometan, the Confucianist, have their grasp of truth.
"The Conquest of Fear" by Basil King
The great moralists of Japan have been Confucianists.
"Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic" by Sidney L. Gulick
China has for ages suffered from agnosticism; for no normal Confucianist can love God, though he may learn to reverence him.
"The Religions of Japan" by William Elliot Griffis
What becomes of Confucianists and Shintoists, who have never heard of the historic Christ?
"Edward Caldwell Moore" by Edward Moore
Khubilai also showed favour to Mohammedans, Christians, Jews and Confucianists, but little to Taoists.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
Further one should live frugally and not expend endless money on effete rites, as the Confucianists demanded.
"A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]" by Wolfram Eberhard
Memorial of aggrieved Confucianist, 170.
"China and the Chinese" by Herbert Allen Giles
He is but a Confucianist, bound to the letter of material substance.
"Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)" by James S. De Benneville
This young Confucianist is the bud and prototype of the adult scholar.
"Village Life in China" by Arthur H. Smith
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